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Khelo India Youth Games: S Saran clinches gold in U-21 long jump with a 7.41m leap
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Khelo India Youth Games: S Saran clinches gold in U-21 long jump with a 7.41m leap

Trailing in the third position after his first five jumps, way behind Haryana's Bhupender Singh (7.30m) and Kerala's R Sajan (7.29m), he stunned the field with his gravity-defying jump for a sensational finish to the event.

Carl Lewis takes dig at Usain Bolt, says too much focus on one individual had hindered growth of athletics
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Carl Lewis takes dig at Usain Bolt, says too much focus on one individual had hindered growth of athletics

The last decade in world athletics belonged to Usain Bolt but the legendary Carl Lewis is not happy with the singular focus on the Jamaican showman.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt's unrivalled domination makes him GOAT of GOATs
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt's unrivalled domination makes him GOAT of GOATs

For sprint legend Usain Bolt, his only real competition was the clock. His biggest rival was time itself

Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt is the greatest athlete of his era, I regret not being a fan
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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt is the greatest athlete of his era, I regret not being a fan

Bolt made sprinting look too easy; he eased up at the finish line and still set world records; he was uncatchable and untouchable. I thought it was boring.

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu’s medal belongs to India only because she was born here
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Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu’s medal belongs to India only because she was born here

PV Sindhu's silver medal is no small consolation for India, which had been shut-out of the medal tally during the first twelve days of the Rio Olympics.

Narsingh Yadav doping fiasco: What WFI can learn from Salman Khan to save the wrestler
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Narsingh Yadav doping fiasco: What WFI can learn from Salman Khan to save the wrestler

If the Indian Wrestling Federation wants to keep wrestler Narsingh Yadav's Olympic dream alive, it should learn from Salman Khan.

The Javier Sotomayor column: Usain Bolt could cement his legendary status at 2016 Rio Olympics
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The Javier Sotomayor column: Usain Bolt could cement his legendary status at 2016 Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt is set to be a superstar at the Rio Olympics. If he wins, he will become a better legend, since he is already a Olympic great.

Should doping be made legal in athletics? Carl Lewis weighs in
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Should doping be made legal in athletics? Carl Lewis weighs in

The playing field is never level — which brought us to ask Olympian of the Century Carl Lewis an extremely tough question — should the rules on doping in athletics be relaxed?

Carl Lewis on the secret to running faster and better
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Carl Lewis on the secret to running faster and better

It’s the real conundrum, right? Whether you’re an athlete, footballer, cricketer, rugby player, tennis player or a basketball player — the one thing that sportspersons are always pushing themselves to get is fast.

Move over Carl Lewis, Usain Bolt is now the G.O.A.T
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Move over Carl Lewis, Usain Bolt is now the G.O.A.T

He is both a throwback to the past of real track stars, and a vision of the future with his blistering speed.

Carl Lewis called Milkha after watching Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
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Carl Lewis called Milkha after watching Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

The two athletes have never met or spoken before and Milkha was surprised how Lewis found out his Chandigarh number.

My son Jeev convinced me to do 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', says Milkha Singh
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My son Jeev convinced me to do 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', says Milkha Singh

He is exactly how I wanted to see myself on screen. Full credit to Rakeysh Mehra for seeing me in Farhan. Many actors, including Akshay Kumar, wanted to play Milkha Singh. But the boy (Farhan) has done 'kamaal', said Milkha Singh.

Carl Lewis to Usain Bolt: Don't try to mimic what we did
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Carl Lewis to Usain Bolt: Don't try to mimic what we did

Carl Lewis's advice to Usain Bolt: "Whether its me or what Micheal Johnson did, we are great champions. We are retired. Its over for us. Don't try to mimic what we did."

No respect for 'attention-seeking' Carl Lewis: Usain Bolt
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No respect for 'attention-seeking' Carl Lewis: Usain Bolt

Soon after winning gold in the 200 metres at the London Olympics for 100 and 200 titles at back-to-back games, Bolt said he had "lost all respect" for Lewis who was quoted as saying Jamaica's doping controls were not as strong as other countries.

The 200m will be just like the 100m: Carl Lewis
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The 200m will be just like the 100m: Carl Lewis

Nine-time Olympic gold medallist Carl Lewis says that 200m race will be like the 100m -- Bolt and Blake will dominate.

Bolt and co. threaten the memory of Carl Lewis
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Bolt and co. threaten the memory of Carl Lewis

Seoul had, apart from Lewis and Johnson, also Linford Christie, Calvin Smith, and Dennis Mitchell. But even this magnificent array would pale in comparison to the current lot.

Usain Bolt not favourite this time: Carl Lewis
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Usain Bolt not favourite this time: Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis, in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, said that United States will outstrip Jamaica in the number of sprint medals. The former nine time Olympic champion added that Usain Bolt was not the favourite this time.

Countdown to Olympics: Meeting track legend Carl Lewis
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Countdown to Olympics: Meeting track legend Carl Lewis

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis chats up with CNN-IBN special correspondent Amrita Tripathi.

Powell soared high on hard work, not dope
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Powell soared high on hard work, not dope

Powell blames the coaches for exposing sportspersons to doping. "Doping can never be good...it never is.''